Ideally situated an equal distance from London, Paris and Brussels it comes as no surprise that Dunkerque is one of France's busiest and most vibrant port towns.
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Dunkerque lies just 10km from the Belgian border and is strongly influenced by the nearby Flemish culture. Dunkerque is famous for its great expanses of sand dunes, and the neighbouring golden beaches, as well as the Flemish twist on the traditional French architecture and cuisine of the town. For those not staying in the town, Dunkerque is well connected to nearby Calais as well as Paris and Lille to the south and Bruges and Ghent to the east.
As one of the English Channel's busiest ferry ports Dunkerque offers you a fast and efficient connection to the Continent:
DFDS Seaways Ferries offer twelve sailings a day from Dover to Dunkerque. The sailings depart every two hours and take two hours to reach their destination.
Dunkerque is found in north-eastern France on the English Channel coastline, just 10km from the border with Belgium and 25km from the port of Calais. As well as the A16 (to Paris), A18 (to Bruges and Ghent) and A25 (to Lille) motorways, Dunkerque has a TGV rail link, allowing you to travel to Paris in less than two hours.
Dunkerque's extensive passenger ferry terminal is modern and well equipped. Passengers will find: